The Whole Yogi: 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training at VIDA Fitness

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VIDA’s 200 hour Yoga Alliance Registered Teacher Training is led by Chris Parkison and Julia Romano and designed to help you grow from part time practitioner to full time yogi. Learn more about Chris and Julia

Welcome to the next step in your yoga journey. VIDA’s 200 Hour Yoga teacher training through Yoga Alliance will enrich and enliven your life.

Structured around the 5 layers of being central to yogic philosophy (the pancamayakosha model) and practice, we will explore how the practices of yoga – from posture, to breath, to meditation, among others – connect you to an integrated sense of self, and ultimately, your most natural teacher, within.

Join the company of DC’s finest teachers in this eight week exploration of your personal practice of yoga on and off the mat. By the end of training, you’ll feel confident leading students one on one, or in a group class in physical practice, breathwork, and meditation. You’ll graduate ready to teach a set sequence, as well as able to design your own intelligent, well-rounded classes.

Welcome to the next step in you yoga Journey!

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2018 Yoga Teacher Training Graduates!

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    Early bird Deadline December 15th, 2018
    Regular Deadline January 19th, 2019

    Winter Program Dates

    Starts January 9th and ends May 5th, 2019

    Training will be held two weekends a month, Saturdays and Sundays from 9am-6pm; we will meet once a month at the VIDA U street location, and once a month at the VIDA Yards location.

    • Annamayakosha: Physical Body
      January 19-20th
      February 2-3rd
    • Pranamayakosha: Breath/Energetic Body
      February 9-10th
      February 23-24th
    • Manomayakosha: Psycho-emotional Body
      March 9-10th
      March 23-24th
    • Vijnamayakosha: Wisdom Body
      April 6-7th
    • Anandamayakosha: Bliss Body
      April 13-14th
    • Final Exam Weekend
      May 4-5th

    Monthly payment plans are available.

    Chris Parkison

    Yoga Alliance E-RYT 200

    He teaches and practices many different styles of yoga from the external (Power Yoga, Yin, Vinyasa, Restorative, and Rocket) to the internal (Karma, Bhakti, Jnana, and Raja). Chris believes in yoga as a practical way to strengthen and tone the muscles of both the body and mind.

    He teaches Yoga, Pilates, and Group Fitness full time and is the Group Fitness Manager at VIDA Yards